Delhi LG VK Saxena Inaugurates ‘eSanjeevani’ Outpatient Department (OPD) Project at Hindu Rao Hospital
Delhi’s Healthcare Gets a Technological Boost as ‘eSanjeevani’ OPD Project is Launched at Hindu Rao Hospital
Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) VK Saxena marked a momentous occasion on Monday as he inaugurated the much-anticipated ‘eSanjeevani’ Outpatient Department (OPD) project at Hindu Rao Hospital, a renowned healthcare institution under the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). The new initiative aims to revolutionize healthcare access, providing round-the-clock medical services to patients through innovative video conferencing technology. As part of the app-based National Medical Tele-consultation Service, this project sets a new standard for 24X7 healthcare support.
Specialized Healthcare Consultations Reach Remote Areas Across India
With the implementation of the ‘eSanjeevani’ platform at Hindu Rao Hospital, LG VK Saxena expressed his belief that specialized healthcare consultations would now reach lakhs of patients residing in remote areas throughout the country. This state-of-the-art service will enable patients to receive expert medical advice from the comfort of their homes, eliminating the need for referrals and reducing the frequency of hospital visits, which will significantly benefit the elderly and those with chronic illnesses.
eSanjeevani – A Digital Transformation for Healthcare
Addressing the significance of the ‘eSanjeevani’ OPD project, LG VK Saxena emphasized that it symbolizes the confluence of two visionary flagship schemes initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi – Jan Aarogya (Ayushman Bharat Yojana) and Digital India. By adopting this ambitious initiative, Hindu Rao Hospital has taken a significant step forward in embracing digital transformation within the healthcare sector.
A Promising Future for Delhi’s Healthcare Landscape
Expressing his hope for the successful implementation of the project, LG VK Saxena commended the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for taking on the onerous responsibility of ensuring the seamless operation of ‘eSanjeevani’ OPD. He also acknowledged the challenges faced by the hospital and assured the staff that he would leave no stone unturned in resolving them.
Tackling Health Emergencies and Environmental Concerns
Highlighting the pressing health emergency faced by the city of Delhi, LG VK Saxena drew attention to issues such as pollution, water, air, garbage, and overall environmental degradation. He stressed that addressing these problems requires concerted efforts from various stakeholders, including government agencies, civil society, NGOs, and the residents of Delhi. Saxena emphasized a zero-tolerance approach towards any lapses and vowed to hold every individual accountable for their responsibilities.
The inauguration of the ‘eSanjeevani’ OPD project at Hindu Rao Hospital by Delhi LG VK Saxena marks a major milestone in the journey towards accessible and efficient healthcare services. The amalgamation of technology and healthcare through video conferencing opens up new possibilities for patients in remote areas, making expert medical advice easily accessible. As Delhi takes strides towards a healthier future, the ‘eSanjeevani’ platform stands as a testament to the transformative power of digital innovation in the medical domain.